Designing & Developing Learning Experiences

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    Meghan Pereira

    Meghan Pereira

    Senior Instructional Designer


    Ginger Bidell

    Ginger Bidell

    Instructional Designer


    Ellen Sidey

    Ellen Sidey

    Blackboard Trainer & Instructional Designer


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Blackboard Resources for Faculty

1. Getting Started with Blackboard

2. Build Content In Blackboard

3. Communicating in Blackboard

4. Collaborating in Blackboard

5. Assessing in Blackboard

6. Grade Center

7. Managing Users

8. Monitor Student Activity

9. Mobile App


Need Help with Blackboard Learn?

1. Check the training schedule for official training times and descriptions.
Blackboard Training Schedule

2. If you don’t see a training session that meets your needs, contact Ellen Sidey

3. For “Just-in-Time” answers to quick questions or after hours assistance, go to the direct help website at Open SUNY Support Services, call 800-875-6269 or email

4. Looking for in-depth step-by-step directions? See the Instructional Resources Blackboard Resources for Faculty (above).

If you do not find the information you need, access the following resources:

Blackboard Help

Blackboard On Demand

Both of these resources allow you to search for information by topic and include step-by-step directions and video tutorials.

For occasional tips
and announcements

Blackboard Resources for Students

Instructional Resources

Buffalo State    1300 Elmwood Avenue    Bulger Communications Center 102

Buffalo, New York 14222    Phone: (716) 878-4104    Fax: (716) 878-3131

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